Examine how technology changes the way we learn, create, work, study, and play.

Gain a deeper understanding of technology with the online Graduate Certificate in Navigating Our Digital World from Lesley University. Our program helps you explore how technology affects our daily lives and provides hands-on experience with technology for integration into your curriculum and classroom. You’ll examine social, ethical, legal, and human issues for the use of technology in PK–12 classrooms, as well as topics such as game creation, social networking, global learning, cyberbullying, and individual privacy. And you’ll study in a convenient, fully online environment with experienced faculty and engaged peers.

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  • Maintain your current work and personal schedule by studying online.
  • Benefit from one-on-one academic advising.


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Program of Study

Graduate Academic Catalog

Course Type Credits
ECOMP 6012 Cyberbullying in Schools: Awareness, Prevention, and Intervention
ECOMP 6019 Social Media and Education
ECOMP 6022 Teach the World in Your Classroom
ECOMP 6101 Technology: Facilitating Change for Education
ECOMP 6016 Teaching and Learning with Digital Media

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William Barowy

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Maureen Yoder


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Tuition is $610 per credit hour.

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Admission Requirements

You’ll need:
  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts
  • A personal statement
  • A résumé
  • If you are pursuing a graduate certificate for professional licensure or endorsement in Massachusetts, you will need to submit your bachelor’s and master’s transcripts with a copy of your initial license. Please speak with an admissions counselor to verify which license is required for the professional license/endorsement you are seeking.

We’ll help you get started by gathering your transcripts for you — and we’ll even pay any fees to get copies for you.

Licensure Details

Completion of the Navigating our Digital World Online Graduate Certificate program will not provide an endorsement or teaching license through Lesley University. It is your responsibility to understand and comply with the licensure requirements for the state in which you seek to be licensed.

If you currently hold a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and a Massachusetts initial teaching license in instructional technology, you may be able to identify 12 credits within this program in the content or subject matter knowledge of your license to apply for a professional teaching license. It is your responsibility to review the content or subject matter knowledge of your license(s). For additional information, please visit our Certification Office’s website.

If you are interested in becoming a teacher and pursuing Massachusetts initial licensure, please contact our Office of Graduate Admissions at luadmissions@lesley.edu.

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